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Politics Apr 15Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics
Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.
Politics Dec 18Nevada just became the 1st U.S. state to have a female-majority legislature
The appointments of Democrats Rochelle Thuy Nguyen and Beatrice Angela Duran to two Las Vegas-area legislative seats give women 51 percent of the 63 seats in the Legislature.
Politics Sep 20Vulnerable U.S. senator welcomes Trump in tight Nevada race
The Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has faced tight races before but never lost an election.
Nation Jul 11Nevada judge halts execution after objections from drug company
New Jersey-based Alvogen had urged the judge to block the use of its sedative midazolam, saying the state illegally secured the product through "subterfuge" and intended it for unapproved purposes. The pharmaceutical company also raised fears that the drug could…
Politics Jun 13Dennis Hof, brothel owner and pimp, wins Nevada GOP primary
Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term lawmaker.
Politics Feb 16Mitt Romney, a Republican foil to Trump, formally announces run for Utah Senate seat
Romney has been a persistent critic of President Donald Trump, but those close to Romney say he'll focus his campaign instead on Utah.
Politics Jan 19Women will march again with aim to become a political force
A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches worldwide with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump, activists will return to the streets this weekend in hopes of converting anger and enthusiasm…
Nation Nov 05Booze on the ballot: Utah dry town mulls allowing alcohol
Blanding, one of the last "dry" communities in Utah, will ask voters whether to allow beer and wine sales in town for the first time in more than 80 years.
Politics Aug 13Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz’s House seat
The winner of Tuesday's primary will be the overwhelming favorite in the November special election in a district where Republican voters outnumber Democrats five-to-one.
Nation Jun 28Utah lawsuits to test president’s power to shrink monuments
Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated.